British Columbia Fires

The Canadian Red Cross is working in close collaboration with the Government of British Columbia and community partners to support families and individuals as they recover from  the devastating 2017 wildfires.

Support for residents affected by the wildfires

resident-img-(1).jpgThanks to the generosity of the Government of B.C, and Canadian Red Cross donors the Canadian Red Cross is providing additional assistance for individual and family recovery in the weeks, months and years to come.

If you have been impacted by the wildfires and have urgent, unmet needs, please contact our call centre at 1-800-863-6582 to make an appointment to meet with a caseworker at one of our Support Centres.
 
Call centre agents are available to answer questions and book appointments Mondays to Friday between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. PT. The call centre is closed on weekends and statutory holidays. 

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Support for small business owners, not-for-profit organizations or  First Nations cultural livelihoods

 
small-biz.JPGExperience has shown us that support for small businesses, not-for-profit organizations and cultural livelihoods that support First Nations communities are essential to the full recovery of the people and communities affected by a disaster.
 
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Support for community organizations

community-org.jpgThe Canadian Red Cross recognizes the importance of strengthening existing support structures that were in community prior to the event, as well as supporting organizations that provide critical services in host communities. 
 
Find out more about our Community Partnerships Program 

Information for donors

donor-img.jpgThe Canadian Red Cross is supporting the B.C. government in providing relief for those affected. We also invite Canadians to donate to the British Columbia Fires Appeal to support our work in helping the most vulnerable.

 We are committed to providing information on our operations and on how donations are being spent. As our work continues, regular donor updates will be made available on this page.

One year donor report
Six-months donor report
Three-months donor report
One-month donor report